Category: Proceedings 2022

Revision of Social Costs of Gambling in the Czech Republic

Jakub Žofčák – Josef Šíma Abstract Calculation of social costs of gambling is a widely used analytical tool to measure (often negative) impact of consumer (gambler) behavior to society. However, this tool is very often burdened with biases, inconsistent methodology and, most of all, incompatibility with well–established and widely used economic concepts. Along with comprehensive […]

Legal Aspects of Operating E-shops in the Slovak Republic

Štefan Žák – Mária Hasprová Abstract The main goal of the paper is to define the legal framework for the operation of e–shops and their mandatory documentation and to identify the limitations associated with the legislative regulation of the operation of e–shops in the conditions of the Slovak Republic. The theoretical framework of the article […]

The Attractiveness of Weekend Housing and Holiday Cottages as a Trend in Slovakia and Surrounding Countries Impacts Real Estate Markets

Michal Vávra Abstract During the coronavirus pandemic, holiday properties increased significantly in all regions of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. The aim of the paper is to examine the current state of recreational real estate in the Czech and Slovak areas with the following definition of the intensity of the influence of decisive […]

Green Hydrogen Production in Slovakia as Part of the Circular Economy

Pavol Štuller – Peter Drábik – Dominika Vernerová Abstract The global energy system needs to perform a profound transformation to achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement. In this context, low carbon electricity production from renewable sources, embedded with then global and national circulation economies, may become the preferred energy source. The share of […]

Level of Enterprise Risk Management in SMEs – Case study Czech Republic

Lenka Syrová Abstract Paper is focusing on assessment of the current level of Enterprise risk management (ERM) in SMEs in Czech Republic and evaluates the determinants for implementing the ERM. The primarydata was collected by questionnaire survey conducted in 2021, the sample size was 296. The paper employs Latent Class Analysis to segment classes, Tukey’s […]

Digital Nomadism – Implemented Policies

Darina Svobodová Abstract In the last two years, the global tourism and hospitality industry has experienced an unprecedented shock from the COVID–19 pandemic. Challenges across different fields in these industries worldwide became an important topic as well as remote forms of work. This study aims to investigate and compare what digital nomad policies have been […]

Financing Long-Term Care in Germany and Slovakia

Gerda Schmahl Abstract The importance of long–term care (LTC), in terms of costs and demand, continues to grow in Slovakia and Germany. This is a direct consequence of demographic changes. The two countries are under pressure to find solutions to finance LTC. This paper aims to contribute to the acquisition of more knowledge about LTC […]

The UN Global Compact: A New Perspective – The Dynamic Cyclical Spiral Evolutionary Model

Tomáš Kristek Abstract Although the UN Global Compact (UNGC), as a CSR initiative, primarily targets businesses, it enables and facilitates disseminating standards and norms and communication between the international and local environment. However, the UNGC has faced considerable criticism. It has not lived up to expectations, does not respond to a global society’s complexity, and […]

The Born Global Phenomenon – Case Study from Slovakia

Daniel Krajčík Abstract The traditional theory of international trade suggests that companies will first establish a strong domestic market and only expand abroad in the later stages of their life cycle. This is in line with the so–called Uppsalamodel, whose basic idea is that sales and success abroad requires an understanding of the previously unknown […]